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Steven Z Wu, Sameer Harish, Deborra Sanders Millare, Judy A Guruwaiya: Implantable medical device having protruding surface structures for drug delivery and cover attachment. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, James E Parsons, Signe M Holmbeck, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, July 3, 2001: US06254632 (518 worldwide citation)

A method for forming an implantable medical device, such as a stent, covered stent, or synthetic stent graft, is provided. Protruding structures are formed on a surface of the device. The protruding structures have a central depression region surrounded by a lip. The protruding structures can have a ...


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Sameer Harish, Steven Z Wu, Kurt W Scheinpflug, Brandon Yoe: Methods of coating an implantable device having depots formed in a surface thereof. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, January 14, 2003: US06506437 (393 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods of coating an implantable device, such as a stent or a graft, having a plurality of depots formed in a surface thereof. An exemplary method includes applying a composition including a polymer and a solvent to the implantable device proximate to the depots. Such ...


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Steven Z Wu: Chamber for applying therapeutic substances to an implant device. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Cameron K Kerrigan Esq, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, March 20, 2001: US06203551 (319 worldwide citation)

A chamber is provided that allows a user to medicate an implantable prosthesis such as a stent. The implantable prosthesis is capable of securing a therapeutic substance and subsequently delivering the therapeutic substance to local tissues. The chamber allows a user to medicate the prosthesis subse ...


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Syed F A Hossainy, Debbie Sanders Millare, Steven Z Wu: Method of forming a therapeutic coating onto a surface of an implantable prosthesis. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, September 17, 2002: US06451373 (307 worldwide citation)

A method of coating an implantable prosthesis by applying a composition including a therapeutic substance and a fluid to the prosthesis and removing the fluid is disclosed. The fluid is not capable of significantly dissolving the therapeutic substance. A second fluid in which the therapeutic substan ...


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Steven Z Wu, Syed F A Hossainy, Sameer Harish, Deborra Sanders Millare, Daryush Mirzaee: Microparticle coated medical device. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, December 2, 2003: US06656506 (230 worldwide citation)

A drug-loaded microparticle is applied to a medical device for subsequent application to biological tissues. A method of formulating a drug-loaded microparticle and applying it to the surface of a medical device, such as a stent, is disclosed. The drug-loaded microparticle is formulated by combining ...


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Steven Z Wu, Sameer Harish, Deborra Sanders Millare, Judy A Guruwaiya, Daryush Mirzaee, Syed Hossainy, Charlene Chen: Surface features of an implantable medical device. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, October 19, 2004: US06805898 (224 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device, such as a stent or graft, having asperities on a designated region of its outer surface is disclosed. The asperities can serve to improve retention of one or more layers of a coating on the device and to increase the amount of coating that can be carried by the device. ...


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Steven Z Wu: Chamber for applying therapeutic substances to an implantable device. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Cameron Kerrigan Squire Sanders & Dempsey L, February 12, 2002: US06346110 (222 worldwide citation)

A chamber is provided that allows a user to medicate an implantable prosthesis such as a stent. The implantable prosthesis is capable of securing a therapeutic substance and subsequently delivering the therapeutic substance to local tissues. The chamber allows a user to medicate the prosthesis subse ...


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Syed F A Hossainy, Deborra Sanders Millare, Judy A Guruwaiya, Daniel A Castro, Sameer Harish, Steven Z Wu: Biocompatible coating for a prosthesis and a method of forming the same. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Cameron K Kerrigan, March 30, 2004: US06713119 (218 worldwide citation)

A coating for a prosthesis, for example a stent, and a composition for forming the coating is disclosed. The coating can serve as a primer, allowing substances, such as polymers, to be effectively secured by the prosthesis. Alternatively, the coating can serve as a reservoir, allowing for the local ...


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Syed F A Hossainy, Debbie Sanders Millare, Steven Z Wu: Composition for coating an implantable prosthesis. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, May 11, 2004: US06733768 (155 worldwide citation)

A composition for coating an implantable prosthesis, such as a stent is disclosed. A method of forming the composition is also disclosed.


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Syed F A Hossainy, Steven Z Wu, Manish Gada, Anthony Andreacchi: Coating for implantable devices and a method of forming the same. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, June 21, 2005: US06908624 (150 worldwide citation)

Coatings for implantable devices or endoluminal prosthesis, such as stents, are provided, including a method of forming the coatings. The coatings can be used for the delivery of an active ingredient or a combination of active ingredients.